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85% of district leaders say lack of applicants driving teacher shortages

September 13, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

A lack of job applicants is the top reason for the ongoing educator shortage, according to a survey released Monday by AASA, The School Superintendents Association. Among the 910 responses from district leaders, AASA found 84.7% said the educator shortage […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

What if we gave every teacher a work from home day?

September 7, 2022

Via: eSchool News

School and district-based staff are understandably wary about the new school year. Teachers, the majority of whom are women, are struggling under the immense pressure of pandemic schooling. Many have worked long hours to try to support their own families […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 critical considerations for the future of school cybersecurity training

August 30, 2022

Via: eSchool News

A universal truth over the last two years within the education sector has been this: Students need to continue learning, whether in school, at home, or somewhere in between. For many school systems and institutions, this meant sending students home […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

4 Practices for Innovative School Leaders

August 24, 2022

Via: eSchool News

If your school or district is anything like many others across the country, it has undergone transformational changes at a rapid (perhaps even dizzying) pace over the past two years. The challenges you continue to face demand that you influence […]


Education Tech

10 back-to-school cybersecurity essentials

August 18, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Summer is over and schools are back in session across the country. If you missed the chance to prepare and test your cybersecurity protocols while students were living their best lives on summer break, there are actions you must take […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Support for universal pre-K jumps as public opinion of schools drops

August 16, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Public opinion of the quality of local schools has dropped but support for universal pre-K has increased significantly, according to annual survey results released Tuesday by Education Next, a journal focused on school reform. The survey touched on a variety […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Public school enrollment down for second consecutive year

August 16, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Compared with fall 2020, total public school enrollment for Pre-K-12 “was unchanged” this past fall, said NCES Commissioner Peggy G. Carr in a statement. However, enrollment changes varied by state, with most states experiencing less than 1% changes in enrollment. […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

4 ways to support ELLs in post-pandemic learning

August 12, 2022

Via: eSchool News

There’s no question that the COVID-19 pandemic impacted learning in ways educators and policymakers are still working to understand. But while all students felt the impact, certain historically underserved student groups–including English language learners (ELLs)–were disproportionately affected. During virtual learning, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 ways schools can respond to student anxiety

August 8, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

As schools note more incidences of student anxiety, experts warn against being dismissive of students’ worries on the one hand or of overcompensating by removing triggers that contribute to the anxiety on the other. That’s what not to do. What […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

5 best practices as schools brace for monkeypox

August 4, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

With educators still reeling from three years of a pandemic, schools are opening for a new school year in the midst of yet another public health emergency — this time monkeypox. The World Health Organization on July 23 declared monkeypox […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Ed Dept prioritizes school mental health staff expansion in funding distribution

August 2, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

The priorities for the grant funding, which has not yet been distributed, come just a few days after the Biden administration announced the two programs on Friday. “The Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic brought on challenges for children and […]


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School mask mandates continue to loosen

August 1, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Despite a new COVID-19 variant that has led to another surge in cases, mask mandates are continuing to loosen in school districts getting ready to open for the new school year. A new wave of cases tied to omicron subvariant […]


Education Tech

How I use technology to keep PE relevant in the 21st century

July 21, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The days of rolling the ball out and playing sports in PE are changing. With the advancement of technology and shift towards collaborative work in the classroom, physical education teachers are finding more and more ways to keep PE relevant […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

School libraries are disappearing when students need them most

July 15, 2022

Via: eSchool News

In 2014, I got my first teaching job at a brand new high school in Detroit. The building had once been an elementary school with a fully functioning library. There was even a built-in card catalog. Now, though, it was […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 ways to create a strong math culture in your schools

July 15, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Picture this: a student enters your classroom, a negative attitude at the ready. They are distant during class, uninterested in engaging with the material, and their beliefs confirmed every time they get a question wrong – “I can’t do math.” […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

A Pessimistic View of Public-School Reform

July 13, 2022

Via: Education Next

“They’re not good,” the head of a Fortune 500 company lamented about U.S. schools not long ago. “Students learn little, education gaps are widening, and not much can be done about it.” Pressed on the matter, he relaxed. “It’s not […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Teaching resilience aids students in navigating difficult times

June 29, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

To Justina Schlund, senior director of content & field learning with CASEL, routines play a crucial role in school — even a simple daily check-in every morning, where classes share their feelings, thoughts or concerns. Counting on something that repeats […]


Education Tech

How to block school security threats now–and in the future

June 22, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The typical K-12 school system has the same basic security needs as any modern university campus: centralized management and control of security systems and procedures, and a strategy for staying ahead of threats while protecting earlier investments. In both cases, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

How can school systems sustain federal funding to address teacher shortages?

June 10, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

While U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona has continuously pushed for states and districts to use pandemic relief and recovery funds to address the teacher shortage crisis, he announced Thursday how American Rescue Plan fund investments to support the teaching […]


Education Tech

Edtech Should Be More Evidence-Driven

June 3, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

Over the past decade, global investment in edtech has soared to new heights. The urgent need to educate children at home created by COVID-19 lockdowns turbocharged already existing momentum, and analysts now expect edtech expenditure to reach an eye-watering $300 […]